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Roger Dallaire : Quest for Hudson Bay

Roger Dallaire

Phone : (780) 614-8660


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School year/Age

Elementary and High school

Language level

French as a First Language
French immersion
French as a Second Language

School subject (primary)

Social studies

School subjects (secondary)

Fine Arts

Links with the curriculum

  • Using song and characterization as a means of delivering curriculum (Language Arts, Social Studies, French, Drama, Communication, Music).
  • Student participation: A hands-on, kinesthetic experience for students. All students are encouraged to sing along, copy gestures, respond to questions and dance. 
  • Some students will play characters, plays percussion instruments and perform a traditionnal dance.
  • Learning in a fun and interactive way.


  • Installation time - 60 minutes
  • Installation in the gym (access to an outside door, if possible)
  • 2 regular tables
  • 2 chairs
  • 1 wall plug
  •  Lighting and sound system are provided by the artist


To be determined with schools


1/2 day (one 45-minute workshop and one 60 minute show) 

1 day (3 workshops of 45 minutes and 1 show of 60 minutes)


1/2 day: $850 + GST

1 day: $1200 + GST


Roger Dallaire is presenting his new show "Quest for Hudson's Bay". On the occasion od Canada's 150th anniversary, relive the experience of the Explorers and Voyageurs who discovered and settled this land. He'll bring participants with Radisson and Desgroseillers to meet the First Nations people on the waterways of Canada and back to where it all began, in the heart of the fur trade, back to Hudson's Bay. 


Sea od the North (1665-1713)
The historical importance of the Hudson's Bay in New France.

The Fur Trade (1750-1950)
The significant role of the First Nations people and the Voyageurs.

The Expedition (mai-juin 2015)
The preparation and realisation of an epic journey. Life on the water.

About Roger Dallaire
Roger has been performing in schools all across Canada since 2000. Musician, storyteller, marionettist and folklorist, Roger has much to offer. Proud of his French-Canadian cultural heritage, he is passionate about sharing his "joie de vivre" in schools. Roger has performed in over a thousand schools across Canada. In 2015, Roger paddled from the Rocky Mountains to Hudson's Bay.